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Donald M. Rusthoven, M.D.

Philosophy of Care

Committed to providing the best possible primary and preventive family healthcare


Patient Satisfaction Rating

4.6
Based on 194 reviews

  • General

    SPECIALTIES

    • Family Medicine
    • Years in Practice: 33


    BOARD CERTIFICATIONS

    • Family Medicine


    LANGUAGES

    • English


    MEDICAL INTERESTS
    Acne, allergies, newborns and preventive medicine


  • Education

    EDUCATION
    School University of Illinois College of Medicine
    Graduation Date 12/1983
    Degree M.D.

    INTERNSHIPS
    School Andrews University

    RESIDENCY
    School MacNeal Memorial Hospital
    Title Resident in Family Practice

  • Memberships

    • American Medical Association
    • Illinois State Medical Society
    • Chicago Medical Society
    • American Association of Family Physicians
  • Patient Ratings & Comments

    Patient Satisfaction Rating
    4.6
    Based on 194 reviews

    Rating Categories

    The Patient Satisfaction Rating score is an average of all responses to care provider related questions on our independent rating system, the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey.


    Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey.

    Press Ganey Certified Data Integrity

    Ease of scheduling appointments

    4.6
    192 ratings

    Provider showed concern

    4.6
    190 ratings

    Friendliness/courtesy of Care Provider

    4.7
    191 ratings

    Care Provider spoke using clear language

    4.7
    189 ratings

    Provider explained things clearly

    4.6
    189 ratings

    Time Care Provider spent with patient

    4.4
    190 ratings

    Provider included you in decisions

    4.6
    186 ratings

    Patients' confidence in Care Provider

    4.6
    189 ratings

    Likelihood of recommending this provider

    4.5
    190 ratings

    Wait time at clinic

    4.7
    191 ratings


    Comments (13)

    Comments are collected in our Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Surveys. Patients are de-identified to protect confidentiality and patient privacy. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey.


    2.6
    Mar 27, 2019
    I felt he was in a hurry - as I described my symptoms, he only really listened to the first few/primary complaints that I had mentioned to the nurse. When I tried to elaborate, See more  
    5.0
    Mar 20, 2019
    I am very comfortable with my doctor. He takes good care of me.  
    5.0
    Jan 29, 2019
    Dr. Rusthoven has been my primary care doctor for a good many years. He knows me very well, he knows by ailments and does an excellent job of taking care of me.  
    5.0
    Jan 09, 2019
    Dr. Rusthoven has always seemed informed and intelligent and explains everything I ask about. He always asks if I have any questions before I leave.  
    5.0
    Jan 04, 2019
    I have recommended Dr. Rusthoven to other friends. He is friendly and efficient and will take time to answer your questions.  
    3.6
    Jan 01, 2019
    I am fairly new with Dr. Rusthoven and I would like him to slow down a bit and spend a little more time with me. I would like him to go over each medication that See more  
    4.6
    Aug 20, 2018
    Our doctors should spent more time to us as patient because we need them t to explain everything about our health condition. Please think about this and thank you.  
    4.1
    Aug 20, 2018
    Dr. Rusthovan is very fast but does cover everything and give you a chance to respond. He does not ask about medications I've been on for a long time but did ask about a recent See more  
    4.5
    Aug 15, 2018
    I have been seeing *Dr. Rusthoven for several years and am very happy with him.  
    3.8
    Aug 14, 2018
    I thought my doctor was very good.   
    3.8
    Aug 06, 2018
    I have good experience  
    5.0
    Jul 24, 2018
    the doctor was extremely empathetic and listened to my concerns carefully and answered my questions thoroughly.  
    5.0
    Jul 17, 2018
    *Dr. Rusthoven always listens and gives me answers to my questions.  
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